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Grade 9 Figurative Language
A metaphor:
  1. gives human qualities to non-human things
  2. a comparison using like or as
  3. a comparison using is or was
Grade 9 Metaphor
Metaphor differs chiefly from simile in that metaphor
  1. is used to describe non-human objects in the natural world.
  2. contains many layers of significance.
  3. does not use an explicit comparative word such as like or as.
  4. may be extended over many lines of verse.
Grade 7 Figurative Language
What is a metaphor?
  1. a comparison of two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles
  2. a comparison of two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another
  3. giving inanimate objects human qualities
Grade 9 Metaphor
Which is an example of a metaphor?
  1. The handshake felt like warm laundry.
  2. My mom is going to kill me.
  3. She hung her head like a dying flower.
  4. Life is a roller coaster.
Grade 7 Figurative Language
Similes and metaphors are both
  1. types of literal language.
  2. types of contrasts.
  3. types of viewpoints.
  4. types of comparisons.
Grade 9 Figurative Language
Grade 6 Metaphor
Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
  1. Those girls are like two peas in a pod.
  2. Ted was as nervous as a cat.
  3. No one invites Chuck to parties because he's a bear.
  4. The sky smiled down on me.
Grade 6 Metaphor
What does a metaphor do?
  1. Adds a message to your story
  2. Creates a mood
  3. Explains your thinking
  4. Creates an original way of saying something
Grade 4 Metaphor
Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
  1. He's as lazy as a dog.
  2. My dad won't go hiking, he is a couch potato!
  3. She was as cold as ice.
  4. Her eyes shone like stars in the night.
Grade 9 Metaphor
Choose the best example of a metaphor.
  1. Tybalt, you rat-catcher, will you walk?
  2. Peace you mumbling fool!
  3. O, speak again, bright angel!
  4. How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues by night, Like softest music to attending ears!
Grade 4 Figurative Language
Grade 7 Figurative Language
A simile is different than a metaphor because:
  1. it is unclear.
  2. it uses the words like or as to compare things.
  3. it doesn't use the words like or as to compare things.
  4. makes no comparison.
Graduate Sociology
Which of the following is not a metaphor for the concept of "strange attractor?"
  1. A bowl of spaghetti
  2. The sound of an automobile engine
  3. The burst of fireworks in the night sky
  4. Smoke rising from a cigarette
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.6.4

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Which line from the poem is an example of a metaphor?
  1. "Collecting dust and nagging me"
  2. "Like a child yearning for a playmate"
  3. "The right notes a treasure"
  4. "Time to blow off the dust"
Grade 7 The People Could Fly
What metaphor is used to describe the Master of the plantation?
  1. dark promise
  2. black shining stick
  3. a slice-open cut of pain
  4. hard lump of clay
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